[A multicenter intervention study on referral to cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a 1-year follow-up of rehabilitation rates among USSR-born and veteran Israeli patients].

@article{Gendler2012AMI,
  title={[A multicenter intervention study on referral to cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a 1-year follow-up of rehabilitation rates among USSR-born and veteran Israeli patients].},
  author={Yulia Gendler and Galit Geulayov and Arnona Ziv and Ilya B. Novikov and Rachel Dankner},
  journal={Harefuah},
  year={2012},
  volume={151 9},
  pages={
          511-7, 558, 557
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite evidence on the benefits of participating in cardiac-rehabilitation (CR) following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and the inclusion of CR in the basic "Health Basket", referral and uptake of CR in Israel remain low. OBJECTIVES To assess the CR participation rate and CR-related outcomes 1-year following CABG-surgery among patients born in the former Soviet Union and veteran-Israelis. METHODOLOGY An interventional trial was conducted in which 489 and 472 CABG… CONTINUE READING